CLEMSON – Ben Rook, the owner of Design Strategies LLC in Greenville, has spent his career working on many different solutions to one question: “How can we make that happen?” He and his wife, Becca, are both alumni of Clemson University. Together, the Rooks make things happen in many arenas: education, architecture, business and community-centered […]
CLEMSON — Becky Becker plans to bring an increased emphasis on new and innovative artistic works to the Clemson University performing arts department. Becker, the incoming chair of performing arts, arrives at Clemson with an extensive background not only in teaching and scholarship but also in developing new theatrical works. “I’m a big supporter of […]
CLEMSON — Susanna Ashton, chair of the English department at Clemson University, has received a national award for her recent book on Charles W. Chesnutt. Chesnutt (1858-1932) was one of the most influential African-American writers of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Ashton co-edited “Approaches to Teaching the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt” with Bill Hardwig, […]
CLEMSON – Rhondda Robinson Thomas has been named the new Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature at Clemson University. Thomas is an associate professor in the Department of English who specializes in early African-American and American Literature. A sixth-generation South Carolinian, she has served on the Clemson faculty for a decade. “Dr. Thomas is superbly qualified […]
What is the dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities doing at the end of spring semester? He’s going to Disneyland. Richard E. Goodstein first came to Clemson as the assistant director of bands. These days, he is the leader of a much larger band. As the head of one of the seven Colleges […]
Westminster, South Carolina, is nestled in the Blue Ridge foothills only 15 miles from Clemson, but for Brooklyn Garrett that distance once seemed insurmountable. In May, she graduates from Clemson University after completing a double major in women’s leadership and philosophy with an emphasis in law, liberty, and justice. Last summer, Garrett landed a prized […]
In the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University, one of the most treasured events of the academic year is the Honors and Awards ceremony. On April 6, an audience of parents, faculty, staff and other guests gathered in Memorial Auditorium to recognize a spectrum of extraordinary students across all disciplines in the […]
Michael LeMahieu, an associate professor of English at Clemson University, has been awarded a 2018 Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). The ACLS chose LeMahieu as one of 78 fellows out of a field of nearly 1,150 applicants this year. The prestigious award comes with $50,000 to support his full-time research on […]
Benjamin White, an associate professor of religious studies in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Clemson University, has been awarded a Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). White received the $6,000 research grant to support his project “The Authorship of the Pauline Epistles: The Promise and Limitations of Computational Methods.” […]
The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University will reopen its theaters April 27, more than two weeks ahead of schedule.
It’s a confusing feeling to stand and stare at a tiny cave halfway up a cliff face and think, “This is one of the most important historic discoveries in the last century?” “Historic discoveries” are massive structures like pyramids, or castles, or treasure, or ships underwater. They aren’t caves, and they aren’t typically a pit […]
The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University inducted eight new members into its Hall of Fame at a formal dinner March 9 at the Madren Conference Center. In addition to a former dean who was recognized by the College, the other nominations were brought forward by individual departments: Clifton S.M. “Chip” Egan, […]
The Clemson University architectural program in Genoa, Italy, marked its 45th anniversary with a celebration March 23. In this milestone year, the “Villa” also received a big gift — a new roof, which was funded by the Clemson Architectural Foundation. And, like any good house party, it drew some special guests. Richard E. Goodstein, dean […]
The Brooks Theatre and Bellamy Theatre at the Clemson University Brooks Center for the Performing Arts will be closed through May 15 to remove a colony of bats that roosted in the building.
Fusion, a celebration of student work, rolled out the orange carpet for College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities (CAAH) donors Feb. 9 at Lee Hall. At Fusion, the CAAH majors and CAAH supporters came together for an evening of conversations, presentations and potential collaborations. The event sprung from a concept created by students within the […]